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BSOD related to ram?

Nov 26, 2018 7:09AM PST

I have a gaming pc that has an i7 7700k GTX 1080ti with 2 Samsung evo 1tb ssd. Last night I was playing and within 2 hours got the BSOD. It went up to 100% and did nothing. I turned everything off and back on and my monitor wouldn’t come on nor would my mouse and keyboard light up. The computer ran just fine. I tried unplugging one ssd at a time and restarted it to see if that would help. No go. After a couple hours I unplugged a ram stick, restarted and all worked fine. I did a bunch of trouble shooting, checked all drivers and updated everything. Did a memory test and came back that memory was fine. Is it possible at the time of the test my ram was ok but it’s slowly on its way out? Played for another hour or so and all seemed ok. Any suggestions?

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So one BSOD?
Nov 26, 2018 9:26AM PST

PCs are far from perfect. If it works now, keep going.

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4 or 5 within an hour or 2
Nov 26, 2018 9:30AM PST

It’s working fine for now so we will see.

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The refusal to start
Nov 26, 2018 9:48AM PST

Is often heat related. Remember folk that not all the chips have temp sensors. This continues to make bucks for my friends in shops. The owner brings in an overheating PC, tells them it's not heat, the shop works over the PC fixing the heat issue and might not tell them it was heat. Just tell them a cable or fan was in the wrong spot.

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RAM
Nov 26, 2018 8:24PM PST

It can also be an issue for RAM if they are not seated or pushed in all the way properly. Some desktops will still work with a ram stick half in so it's sometimes best to just take the ram out and put it back in.

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Working fine
Nov 27, 2018 5:15AM PST

I played for about 5 hours last night and didn’t experience one issue. If it happens again first thing I will do is pull a stick of ram and if it boots right up then I will replace my ram.

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is bsod related to ram
Dec 10, 2018 1:51AM PST

Ok, that could be the RAM or the GPU,
If the bluescreen just happens sometimes: Try to buy new ram, if you have 4GB of RAM it shouldn't be expensive for you.
But it will be very much helpful and can go undoubtly.

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